Have you climbed on board the video marketing train yet?

If you own a small business or your running social media for a business, there’s a lot of compelling evidence suggesting that online video marketing should be a major focus of your advertising and marketing.

Video are one of the most powerful tools to use, especially for storytelling. It has been shown that videos get more traction and engagement on social media than just a image post.

8 Billion Videos Viewed on Facebook

More than 8 billion videos are viewed on Facebook every day!

Videos Have a 135% Greater Organic Reach Compared to Photos

Video (live or not) generates up to 135% more organic reach than a photo post on Facebook.

We Post 75% More Videos Than One Year Ago

Not only do we watch more videos on Facebook than ever before, we also produce and share more. In 2015, the number of videos shared on the platform by users increased by 75% globally.

At times when organic reach seem to be decreasing for everyone on certain platforms, with new algorithms being introduced. Video might just be the perfect solution.

Have you wanted to create a professional video for your business, but it has always seems too hard?

It seems to be one of those things that end up in the too hard basket! Right?

As a small business, I understand that, it can be so hard to find the budget, time and the right people to help you produce videos and create something that doesn’t cost you and arm and a leg.

Trying to just figure out where to start the whole process, in itself can be so overwhelming.

Well, I have found the perfect solution to help your business create professional videos, with out all the high costs and having to hire an agency.

You want to know HOW, right?

Well I will let you in on a little secret. I have found this amazing video maker, I have been using, and I am loving it!

Let me introduce you to Shakr, it is an online video maker.  It is perfect and suits small businesses. It gives small businesses, that don’t have the massive marketing budgets the opportunity to go create, a whizz bang video.

When you go to Shakr, you have a massive choice, from over 400 of video designs. The video designs are done by top motion graphic artists from around the world. You get to choose, from so many different designs. Depending on what you want your video to look and feel like.

You don’t have to worry about all the legalities when it comes to sound tracks and copyright, these are all included with the video.

The designs they have are fantastic, with so much choice it suits really any product or service.

Check out just some of the design samples below:

As a small social media business I can really see this being a really useful program. Not just for my own business, for some of my own clients. It’s so easy and you will be surprised at how quick it is to put a video together.

With Shakr, you can make your own professional looking video in minutes. I swear to you!

I have been using Shakr for a just over a month now, and know I will be continuing to use it in the future. The opportunities for small businesses to create professional video’s to communicate to their audiences are endless.

You don’t need to be a designer or an advertising agency to do this, trust me, anyone can give this a go.

It’s three easy steps:

Watch the video below, to see how easy it is:

The Shakr video maker works right inside your web browser. You don’t have to download any programs to your computer,  you just simply choose a video design you like, drag and drop your photos and video clips into the editor and customise the text to what you want.

Once your happy with your video, click finish.

Within a 5-10 minutes you get an email from Shakr letting you know your video is ready to download. If you like your video you can purchase it, they will then remove the watermark. You can then download the file and start uploading it to your social media platforms. Send it out in your next newsletter to your email list and add it to your website.

Check out my Video’s below which have all been done with Shakr.

MAKE ONLINE VIDEO ADS

Online video ads are currently the most effective advertising medium, with 72% of ad agencies saying that online video advertising is more effective than TV advertising.

MAKE PRODUCT VIDEOS

Having video on your site is perfect for capturing the attention of your audience and boosting your conversion rates. Show off your products and events and sell more.

MAKE VIDEOS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

Grow your social media following with amazing videos. Video on Facebook has double the organic reach compared to photos and higher engagement metrics.

OK now you ready for it, the best thing is, you can jump over to Shakr now and have a play around for free.

Yes that’s right FREE!

Once you are happy with your video creation you can buy credits to download your video without a watermark. I bet your thinking, that this just sounds to easy and to good, right? Wondering what the costs are?

They have three levels of pricing plans to suit all small businesses budgets. It really depends on how many a month you plan on creating to what plan you would sign up to, but for as little as $50 a month you can create a video.

We have a special offer for you thanks to our friends at Shakr.

We can offer you this coupon code.

It gives you a 10% discount on your first month, and it’s valid for 3 months from today!

Code: 0AGR7QWJLTR5WPZ

So what are you waiting for, go over and check it out, trust me you will love it, and like me will see lots of possibilities of how you can use these videos to get your business out there.

We would love to know what you think of Shakr, let us know once you have taken it for a spin, what you think!

Don’t have the time? Give us a call, we would be more than happy to work with you and put some video’s together for your business for a small charge, to contact us click here.

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